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You Don’t Have to Wait to Be Successful: How Astellas Supported my Professional Growth as a Working Mother

Heidi McCabe, Professional Sales Representative at Astellas
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After being out of the workforce for a decade to raise my five children, I re-joined the professional world at Astellas as a Professional Sales Representative. Worried that I had been out of the workplace rhythm too long, I was consumed with self-doubt about my professional performance capabilities. I felt guilt that my re-entry into the professional world would take time and attention away from my family. I was confident that I had mastered the mom role, but I was apprehensive about how my skills of running a busy household would translate to a professional job.

Discover Expands Pathway to Financial Success in Schools Program with Discovery Education Offering Financial Education Curriculum to Middle School Students Across the Country

Discover Survey Suggests Financial Education Courses Are Helping Americans Become More Confident with their Finances
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RIVERWOODS, Ill., November 1, 2018 / 3BL Media/ – Fifty-nine percent of Americans ages 18-26 who have taken a financial education course believe the lessons will save them more than $10,000 over the course of their lifetimes, according to a new survey from Discover.

What Is Skills-Based Volunteering?

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Skills-based volunteering is one of those loosely defined areas of our practice that can sometimes confuse people. I have spoken to several practitioners about their definition of skills-based volunteering and the answers are all over the map. It made me think that if we’re going to advance this practice, we’d better agree on some basics.

So, let’s answer the question: What is skills-based volunteering? 

Up for More Good? JetBlue for Good Month Kicks Off with Grant Contest for Nonprofit Organizations

Customers can nominate a charity of their choice, now through November 5, for a chance to help that nonprofit receive $25,000 from JetBlue
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NEW YORK, November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced it is up to even more good this November, JetBlue For Good Month. To kick-off this month of kindness and good deeds, JetBlue has launched the JetBlue For Good Grant contest to provide much-needed funds for nonprofits to continue their work helping others within their local communities.

Cisco Announces New Goal to Reduce Its Use of Virgin Plastic by 20%

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At Cisco, we are focused on making sustainable thinking a business imperative. Using the lens of the circular economy, we are changing the way we do business, including being more deliberate about how and when to use plastic.

Like many companies, Cisco uses plastic across its product portfolio and in its packaging. Plastic has a lot of benefits, from its technical properties to its low cost and its light weight, which help reduce logistics emissions. However, it also comes with many, well‑documented challenges.

How PayPal Innovated to Engage More Employees Worldwide

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The innovative change-makers in charge of PayPal's giving and volunteering program were eager to engage more employees across their global workforce. They knew their program had the potential for even more social impact, and they wanted to support their people's passions for environmental sustainability.  
  
Learn how PayPal engaged more international team members—and saw tangible results from their sustainability efforts! 

Helping Kids Cope with Cancer: Tough Questions Interviews Dan Amos, CEO of Aflac

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“I think I always thought I might be in the insurance business,” said Dan Amos, CEO of Aflac. “My family had been in it and it was just something I thought I might like.”

Aflac CEO Meets His Match With Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® Tough Questions Program

Dan Amos faces 11-year-old cancer survivor Chloe Davison in ‘hard-hitting’ interview
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COLUMBUS, Ga., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In what he describes – tongue firmly in cheek – as “one of the toughest interviews I’ve ever done,” Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos, the second longest tenured CEO in the Fortune 200 and four-time recipient of the Harvard Business Review’s recognition as one of the 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World, recently sat down at the company’s headquarters in Columbus, Georgia, for an interview with 11-year-old cancer survivor Chloe Davison of Grants Pass,

What’s Trending: Giving in Numbers: 2018 Edition Is Out!

By Andre Solorzano, Senior Manager, Data Insights, CECP
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We are pleased to announce that this year’s Giving in Numbers report is now available! In keeping with tradition, this year’s report incorporates many of the classic analyses that have characterized this industry-leading report, including total giving by industry, employee volunteer data, and operations. New this year is an expanded section on international giving and a deep dive into measurement of outcomes.

Robbie Lock Named Executive Director, 3BL Association

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., November 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, has appointed Robbie Lock as executive director of the 3BL Association. Formerly the Corporate Responsibility (CR) Association, the 3BL Association builds peer-to-peer collaboration to support and elevate corporate responsibility and sustainability leadership, through professional development and sharing best practices.

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